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Monthly Archives: February 2016

Has the City of Los Angeles already awarded the low-income carshare contract

After Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti announced plans for a low-income carsharing program, funded by Cap & Trade monies, industry titans scrambled to put together proposals that meet the RFP requirements.  A huge component is having previous carsharing experience.  For full disclosure, this author is not attached to any of the proposals submitted.


City of Inglewood to host new Senior Center Ground Breaking Ceremony

The City of Inglewood invites you to the ground breaking ceremony for the new Senior Center, Monday, February 29, 2016, at 10:00 am at 111 N. Locust St. at the intersection of Locust Ave. and Queen St.  Kudos to Mayor James Butts, city council and Skip Holloran for her tireless work to bring the senior center […]


Former Sheriff Lee Baca exonerates Paul Tanaka

On Wednesday, February 10, 2016, Angelenos read a disturbing headline.  The former Sheriff of Los Angeles County, Lee Baca, had agreed to plead guilty to lying, and faced jail.  What was revealed in his admission of guilt, included him ordering former Undersheriff Paul Tanaka, to orchestrate his vision. Mainstream media has refused to report on […]


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Are ICEF schools in trouble, again

Education insiders are speculating that the Inner City Education Foundation  (ICEF) is headed in the opposite direction of success.  The public school system, attached to former Los Angeles Mayor Richard Riordan, is feared to be going under.  How could this happen, again?


Word on the Streets: There’s a NEW chair of the Legislative Black Caucus

2 Urban Girls has learned there has been some movement in the CA Legislative Black Caucus.  Assembly member Reggie Jones-Sawyer was the chair but now those duties have been handed off to Senator Isadore Hall.  Here’s the scoop on why this move went down.


Ex-L.A. County Sheriff Lee Baca to plead guilty in jail scandal, his attorney says

By: Joel Rubin, Cindy Chang and Kate Mather Retired Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca will plead guilty Wednesday in a downtown federal courtroom to making a false statement, marking a dramatic turn in the ongoing federal investigation into corruption in the Sheriff’s Department.


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Compton residents remain in the dark over the city’s finances

On a weekly basis, residents from the city of Compton appear at city council meetings with the same questions:  when will our streets be repaired and why are our water bills so high?  The city implores the residents to be patient and be willing to entertain taxing themselves, again, to pay for services.  Problem is, […]


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